The Noel Pointer Foundation 247 Herkimer St, Brooklyn, NY11216 The Noel Pointer Foundation is a youth arts foundation that runs in-school music programming, serving children in 26 New…More York City public schools and reaching more than 800 students. The foundation also runs its own music school, focusing on string instruments. The Noel Pointer School of Music provides private and group lessons on string technique, music theory and ear training as well as running a summer intensive program and string ensemble courses. Additionally, the foundation provides local students with music scholarships.
Bedford-Stuyvesant Volunteer Ambulance Corps 727 Greene Ave, Brooklyn, NY11221 The Bedford-Stuyvesant Volunteer Ambulance Corps (BSVAC) was the first minority-run volunteer ambulance corps to be run…More in the United States. Since BSVAC was introduced more than 20 years ago, ambulance response times for the neighborhood plummeted from 30 minutes to about four minutes. BSVAC also looks to train as many people as possible in the neighborhood to become first responders, including both youth and adults. If you are without health insurance but suffer from health issues, BSVAC acts as a viable alternative as it also has a first aid center that is, of course, run be volunteers.
The Lounge 1357 Atlantic Ave, Brooklyn, NY11216 The Lounge is a chair and table store that opened in 2011, run by Prince Seating. It offers a selection of chairs and…More tables of all sizes, designs, colors and styles to fit any room in a business or home.